18 posts in Study Abroad

Summer 2018 Courses at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) offers a suite of university-level summer courses, designed to immerse students in the study of marine science, with a program of coursework and research that is unique in marine science education. Founded in 1903, BIOS is a world-class ocean science research and education facility. BIOS summer courses in marine science provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to expand their studies into subtropical environments and/or to investigate topics in ocean science, which are not offered within the curricula of theirhome institutions. BIOS has quick and easy access to a diverse array of subtropical marine habitats which, combined with lectures, discussions and integrated field work and laboratory exercises, provide an optimal environment for experiential learning.

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[study abroad]: Coastal Ecosystems of Micronesia in a Changing Climate

UW Exploration seminar traveling to Micronesia (Kosrae): Students in this field-based Exploration Seminar in Kosrae will study & conduct ecological assessments of coral, mangrove & seagrass habitats to understand how development and climate change are impacting the largely pristine coastal ecosystems of this remote island.

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[study abroad]: Island Ecology: Natural History of the Azores (June 2-30, 2018)

Please share the attached flyer with students and colleagues you think might be interested. I think this is a great opportunity for a student looking for an interesting, cost effective summer field science course in a location that is exotic, foreign, and safe. There is the opportunity to study Portuguese language and culture alongside the science, and I even have a small amount of scholarship funding to help defray costs.​ It would be great to get another student from College of the Environment! 

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Cape RADD: Dive training and research experience in South Africa (fee based, non-credit program)

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Cape RADD is a new marine field course which specializes in teching SCUBA diving and free diving as approaches to data collection on the marine ecology of South Africa. We facilitate training courses for individuals or groups who want to learn more about the marine environment, conservation and research through hands on field experience and diver development. Cape RADD courses include training in multiple data collection and field operation techniques, theoretical workshops and presentations from field biologists and dive experts in their field. 

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Info Session: UW Study Abroad Opportunities in Australia (5/16)

UW Study Abroad office information session on 5/16 (must register by 5/12) for a range of study abroad options in Australia.

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Study Abroad in the Azores Islands (Summer 2017)

A 3 week, 3-credit course for students of all disciplines who are interested in environmental studies and island ecology. The course will include a substantial field component and introduce the geology, biology, and oceanography of this unique biogeographic zone consisting of volcanic islands and the surrounding marine environment.

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SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition (New Fall 2017 Program)

SEA Semester: Caribbean Reef Expedition will combine fieldwork in Woods Hole and the Virgin Islands with a research voyage throughout the Caribbean to examine tropical reef ecosystems, their diverse marine life inhabitants, and the impact of human actions upon them.

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Three Seas Program (Northeastern University)

For over 30 years, the Three Seas Program has provided a training ground for aspiring marine scientists. The two semester program provides intensive training in three ecologically diverse settings at world-class locations with faculty members who are leaders in their field. Students have the opportunity to explore the intertidal ecosystem of Northeastern US, work with tropical species native to Panama, and learn about fishes and mammals of the Pacific Northwest. 

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[study abroad]: Broadreach Marine Biology Study Abroad Courses

Hello! My name is Jill Furgurson and I am the Director of College Programs at Broadreach. Our programs offer hands-on, experiential learning designed to get you out of the classroom and immersed in the field of marine biology. Choose from a variety of unique courses and prepare to work alongside scientists in the field, earning professional certifications and college credit along the way. 

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Space & Scholarships Available for SEA Semester Study Abroad in spring 2017

Greetings from Woods Hole! I’m writing to let you know that space is still available for our late spring SEA Semester: Marine Biodiversity & Conservation program, March 20 – June 17, 2017.
Given that your institution is on a trimester or quarter calendar, there may still be time for your students to consider spending a term off campus with us. Automatic $2,500 scholarships are available in addition to our standing $2,500 trimester/quarter award! 

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